15 February 2012

Wordless Wednesday: The South Coast

A tale of two halves on a Wednesday afternoon- where you'll see my new Tokina wide angle lens got a fair workout.

Carlucciland: A mad hatters paradise 


Such an unusual spot.


Where a plastic red Wiggles punch buggy doesn't seem at all out of place.


Neither does a random Aussie number plate stuck on the wall.


So many statues the eye can hardly decide where to look next.


Bull horns anyone?


Or a metal crocodile perhaps?


And no one bats an eyelid at two stuffed koalas up a ponga fern tree


A boy totally at home behind a wheel. Any kind of wheel.


Surprising how metal and junk can be beautiful


I call the other half of this tale 
Sweet summer afternoon joy


The South Coast called


We answered.


This beautiful paua shell the find of the day.



And with this lens, I thee wed.
The sky is somehow bluer.


The world more expansive. 


So many objects of desire to be found under their gentle touch


Then there's the contrast of his silky soft skin against the jagged rocks


And his gaze far wiser than his five years in this world




Side by side, the two pieces of my heart on the outside beat in unison


I see past a boy on the rocks and see man and nature in harmony


I see man and nature as one


And this heart is full to overflowing.




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